Category: Sanitation

5 tips to keep your homestead rodent free!

5 tips to keep your homestead rodent free Often our homes are infested with rats the presence of which causes grievous losses in the form of disease manifestation. Rats are probably the only mammals that have the ability to spoil food, spread viruses and chew your electrical viruses too. In short, they can create havoc …

Hygiene and being resourceful!

Hygiene and being resourceful! When you talk about threats in a post disaster scenario it’s easy to get wrapped up in the obvious. I wouldn’t begrudge anyone for having fear of roving mobs of the desperate, life threatening conditions of the environment around us or even the very real possibility of starvation. These are threats …

Invasion of the Pests!

Invasion of the Pests! James Walton “I Am Liberty” Audio in player below! There are lots of terrifying scenarios that come to mind when you mention a post-apocalyptic scenario. Most of this is based on the vicious behavior of the human animal. When we talk about home invasion, riots and murder these are all threats …

Making Soap!

Self-Reliance Skill: Making Soap Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” If you want to stay healthy post-disaster, then you need to learn how to make soap. Soap making is both an essential skill, and an easy craft to learn. Some people, however, are nervous to try making soap at home because it involves lye. Lye is …

Contaminated Water Survival

Contaminated Water Survival Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” In this episode of Herbal Prepper Live, we’re talking about water borne illnesses that result from contaminated water and poor sanitation, and what to do if you or a loved one become ill. Water is essential to life. We need to have water that is clean and …

Hygiene being #1 or #2

Hygiene being #1 or #2 Sam Coffman “Herbal Medic” Hygiene and sanitation, how prepared are you really in regards to  and (in the worst case) coping with gasto-intestinal disease in a post-disaster environment?  Today, on The Human Path Sam Coffman discusses everything you ever wanted to know (and some things you maybe didn’t!) about purifying

DIY Herbal Cleaning Supplies!

DIY Herbal Cleaning Supplies Cat Ellis “The Herbal Prepper Live” Learn to make your own non-toxic herbal household cleaners in this episode of Herbal Prepper Live. The ability to stay clean increases your chance of staying healthy. Many of these contain toxic ingredients, some suspected of being carcinogens. Plus, many people take for granted that there …

Who is Survivor Jane?

Who is Survivor Jane? Karen Lynn “Lil’ Suburban Homestead” Jane is city-girl turned prepper/homesteader – moving to the Appalachian Mountains from Central Florida.  She is the creator and editor of the disaster survival and preparedness website www.SurvivorJane.com Her mission has become educating people on how to better prepare themselves by sharing her experiences and research …

Natural pest control

Natural pest control, staying healthy! Lynna “A Preppers Path” Mice and ants and weevils OH MY! No it’s not the old lions and tigers and bears oh my! We aren’t in OZ anymore but right here in our own home, the pantry and more. Summer weather is arriving nearly everywhere in the Western Hemisphere and …

Universal Problem Of Pest Predators

Universal Problem Of Pest Predators The pest control services do relieve us from the threat of pests. However, they do not provide a permanent solution. Eventually people would be facing with the pest infection and catch serious diseases. Whether it is a beetle, a house ant, or a bed bug it does not show mercy …

Ebola, Valley Fever & Back to Basics!

Ebola, Valley Fever & Back to Basics! Hosts: Dr. Bones & Nurse Amy Up first this Monday on the “Doom and Bloom Survival Medicine Hour”  Joe Alton, M.D. and Amy Alton, A.R.N.P. will talk about latest developments in the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, a hidden epidemic in the USA called “Valley Fever”, and some …

Coping with hygiene and sanitation, being #1 in the #2 business!

Hygiene and sanitation, how prepared are you really in regards to  and (in the worst case) coping with gasto-intestinal disease in a post-disaster environment?  Today, on The Human Path Sam Coffman discusses everything you ever wanted to know (and some things you maybe didn’t!) about purifying your water, taking care of human waste, and dealing …

Urban Survival at Home (Bugging In)

Much of the hype around preparedness and urban survival focuses on the concept of the “bug-out” bag and its various incarnations; and why not?  It’s a much simpler concept to wrap one’s head around than all the preparation involved in setting up your home as the spot you intend to stay in a post-disaster or …